Birth Control in Saint Louis, MO
Central West End Health Center offers the following birth control methods:
- birth control education
- birth control implant
- birth control pill
- birth control shot
- cervical cap (FemCap)
- dental dams
- emergency contraception (morning-after pill)
- fertility awareness method
- IUD (hormonal)
- IUD (copper)
- outercourse and abstinence education
- safer sex education
- sterilization for men (vasectomy)
Birth control services are available:
- during all business hours by appointment
A vasectomy requires two visits - one for education and consent, and another for the surgery itself. Vasectomy counseling is available at this health center, while the actual surgery can be performed at our Reproductive Health Services center.
A semen sample will also be needed after three months to confirm that the vasectomy was successful, which is also available at this health center.
Here's what you need to know about birth control at this health center:
If you qualify, you may be able to receive certain birth control services without a pelvic exam.
If required, you may have to schedule a Pap test or a breast exam before getting a hormonal birth control method.
In order to obtain an IUD, we may first require an exam and a Pap test.
Pills by Mail is available at this health center — a service that delivers birth control pills to your home each month. Ask the health center staff for more information.
Prices and Payment Information
Please contact this health center for birth control services pricing information.
Payment is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have previously been made.
Some birth control services may be covered by your insurance. If you want to use your insurance, please be sure to bring in your insurance information at the time of your visit.